Customized Programming

Tailor a professional development program to create the perfect fit for your organization.

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Lifelong Learning

Make connections and discover new talents with courses, events, and seminars for adult learners of any age.

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English Language

Improve your academic English and prepare for university study in Canada with our EAP program.

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Online Learning

Study anywhere, anytime by choosing from over 100 open-entry courses and certificates.

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Master of Education

Advance in your career with full- and part-time Graduate Education programs available in flexible formats.

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About Us

Open Acadia is Acadia University's initiative to offer flexible programming and learning opportunities to Acadia students and the greater community. Our programming goes beyond the scope of the conventional university experience to offer education to youths, seniors, and working professionals.

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Contact Us

phone Phone: 902-585-1434
Toll-Free: 1-800-565-6568
Fax:  902-585-1081 

Rhodes Hall, Attn: Open Acadia
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

Monday — Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm AST
Jan 06 2014

This Winter in Lifelong Learning

The New Year is the perfect time to embrace new challenges and ideas. Our Acadia Lifelong Learning programming resumes this month with some familiar instructors from Acadia and beyond, as well as some fresh faces. Browse the ALL course listing for the complete list of courses and their descriptions. Registration is now open, and we encourage you to register soon for the courses beginning January 13 and the week of January 20. 

The Brown Bag Lunch series also returns, beginning on January 16.

Dec 20 2013

Happy Holidays!

Open Acadia's offices will be closed for the holidays beginning end of day Friday, December 20, and re-opening for regular hours Thursday, January 2. We wish you all the best this holiday season.

As we look toward 2014, we would like to extend our thanks to all the students who chose to study with Open Acadia this past year, and to the many faculty and staff from across the Acadia community who help make our academic experiences possible. 

Featured Program

Certificate in Math Teaching

Acadia's new Certificate in Math Teaching equips middle school educators with a comprehensive understanding of the modern mathematics curriculum. This certificate is designed for both teachers seeking to update their mathematics instruction skills and for those without a strong mathematics background.